Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Nagaland: National Centre for Vector Borne Diseases Control introduction training for Surveillance Workers concludes

A three-day introduction training for Surveillance Workers (SWs) organised by National Centre for Vector Borne Diseases Control (NCVBDC), Directorate of Health & Family Welfare Kohima, Nagaland concluded Thursday at the Conference Hall of Department of Under Developed Areas (DUDA) Guest House, Kohima.

A press release by NCVBDC informed that joint director and SPO, NCVBDC, Dr. Neisakho Kere welcomed the SWs and emphasized on upholding sincerity to the work.
Dr. Kere presented the roles and responsibilities and basic information on vector borne diseases such as malaria, dengue, Japanese Encephalitis (JE), filariasis, chikungunya and kala azar.
Deputy Director, NCVBDC, Dr.Tinurenla Anichari, elucidated on signs and symptoms of malaria, JE, dengue and on detailed treatment of malaria.

State consultant, public health and training, NCVBDC, Imsubenla, gave a presentation on the recording and reporting of malaria formats, which was followed by hands-on exercise on filling of all the formats and simultaneously on IEC/BCC activities and usages of LLIN.

State consultant, M&E, Ngangnenmongba, presented the SWs monthly performance reporting formats and deliberated on issues concerning the performance reporting by the SWs.
The SWs were taken for a field visit to Rusoma HWC, with the main focus to get first-hand experience on the activities as well as to learn on the different types of records and documents maintained at the health facilities.
A hands-on training on blood slide preparation, safe practices and RDT Kit test and interpretations of result was conducted by laboratory technician, Ameri.


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